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Mina Safain, MD, Neurosurgery, Boston, MA, Tufts Medical Center

MinaGSafainMD

Neurosurgery Boston, MA

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Pituitary Surgery

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Tufts Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Pituitary and Neuroendoscopy, 2016 - 2017
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2009 - 2016
  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineClass of 2009
  • University of Massachusetts- AmherstB.S., Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Minor in Biology, Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, 2001 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2009 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • William Scoville Award for Best Resident Clinical Paper New England Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Housestaff/Fellows Tufts School of Medicine Senior Class, 2013
  • 21st Century Leader Award University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Demonstration of Infectious Transgression Through the Skull Base Occurring 9 Years After Pituitary Adenoma Resection  
    Mina Safain, MD, World Neurosurgery
  • Early Identifcation of Traumatic Durotomy Associated with Atlantooccipital Dislocation May Prevent Retropharyngeal Pseudomeningocele Development  
    Qiu RS, Safain MG, Shutran M, Hernandez AM, Hwang SW, Riesenburger RI, Case Rep Surg, 1/1/2015
  • A review of the combined medical and surgical management in patients with herpes simplex encephalitis  
    Safain MG, Roguski M, Kryzanski JT, Weller SJ, Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Curvature Effect on Aneurysm Formation at the Inner Bend of the Carotid Siphon
    Lauric A, Hippelheuser, J, Safain MG, Malek AM, AANS National Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/5/2014
  • Neuro-Opthalmic Effects of Stenting Across the Ophthalmic Artery Origin in the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms
    Heller, RS, Lawlor, C, Hedges, T, Bababekov Y, Safain MG, Malek AM, AANS National Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/5/2014
  • A Novel Classification System of Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    Riesenburger, RI, Safain MG, Ogbuji R, Hayes, J, Hwang, SW, AANS National Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/5/2014
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Lectures

  • The Utility of Cone Beam CT Angiography in Neuro-Interventional Procedures 
    1/9/2016
  • Flow Diverter Therapy with the Pipeline Embolization Device is Associated with an Elevated Rate of Delayed FLAIR lesions 
    Washington, DC - 1/4/2015
  • The effect of Spinal Osteotomies on Spinal Cord Tension and Dural Buckling: A Cadaveric Study 
    1/1/2015
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Press Mentions

  • 14 Spine Surgeons & Neurosurgeons on the Move in September 2017 Featured
    14 Spine Surgeons & Neurosurgeons on the Move in September 2017 FeaturedOctober 2nd, 2017
  • Massachusetts Hospital Opens New Neurosurgery Program: 5 Things to Know Featured
    Massachusetts Hospital Opens New Neurosurgery Program: 5 Things to Know FeaturedSeptember 7th, 2017

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